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ACC.20 with the World Congress of Cardiology

28-30 March (Virtual Meeting)

Polygenic risk scores, LDL and SBP in lifetime risk assessment

Polygenic risk scores, LDL and SBP in lifetime risk assessment

News from the ACC.20/WCC Scientific Sessions Virtual meeting Integration of a polygenic risk score (PGS) with LDL cholesterol and systolic blood pressure (SBP), major cardiovascular risk factors,1 offers the potential to personalize cardiovascular disease prevention and target early intervention to those who need it most,…

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ODYSSEY HoFH: Alirocumab a potential adjunctive therapeutic option

ODYSSEY HoFH: Alirocumab a potential adjunctive therapeutic option

News from the ACC.20/WCC Scientific Sessions Virtual meeting Treatment with the PCKS9 monoclonal antibody alirocumab reduced LDL cholesterol by 35.6% on top of maximally tolerated lipid lowering therapy, in patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia (HoFH), the rare and severe form of this inherited high cholesterol…

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More inclisiran data

More inclisiran data

News from the ACC.20/WCC Scientific Sessions Virtual meeting Pooled analysis including more than 2700 patient years of exposure showed that twice-yearly inclisiran reduced LDL cholesterol by at least 50% and was well tolerated. Inclisiran is a novel small interfering RNA that specifically inhibits PCSK9 production…

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ANGPTL3 monoclonal antibody evinacumab promising in homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia

ANGPTL3 monoclonal antibody evinacumab promising in homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia

News from the ACC.20/WCC Scientific Sessions Virtual meeting Results of this latebreaker indicate therapeutic potential for evinacumab, a fully human monoclonal antibody inhibitor of angiopoietin-like 3 protein (ANGPTL3), in patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia, the most severe form of this inherited high cholesterol disorder. All…

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